2010 Boston Music Awards
The ceremony was held at the Liberty Hotel on Sunday, Dec. 5
Catch Andrew Bird and his beautiful, soaring melodies.
We took up the task of naming the 25 best local music acts. Take a look, leave a comment, and create your own list.
Whether the giftees on your shopping list love classic rock or classical, jazz or Jimi, we hope there's something in this guide that will make their holiday season merry.
Past BMA Coverage
The BMAs both scaled back and expanded its reach in 2009.
The BMAs turned 21 in 2008 – see highlights from the show.
Back in business
The Orpheum stage was alight with comeback acts in 2007.
Backstage pass2006 winners
The 2006 show was about rock 'n schmooze.
Discuss the BMAs
The band DOM, who won "Song of the Year," performed.
Related band and artist coverage
Dreams and streams of consciousness put to paper make Aly Spaltro's playful, pensive music compelling and arresting.
With a major label backing him, Brookline-bred soul musician Eli "Paperboy" Reed is rising.
Boston-based Americana band Kingsley Flood's sound is a little bit like Bob Dylan, a little bit like The Clash.
These electro-rockers, who studied at Emerson College and Berklee College of Music, were in town in June 2009 to play a show at the Paradise Rock Club.
ART artistic director Diane Paulus gave Amanda Palmer carte blanche when it came to choosing her director.
The Cambridge-based musician spends a lot of time on the road with her roots-rock band the Broken Singles, and her iPod is often the soundtrack for long drives.